Diploma in Management via Online Distance Learning

Diploma in Management via Online Distance Learning

1. Introduction to Management

Defining management, innovation in management, management skills, management and achievement, management roles, types of organisations, management and the workplace, the four management functions (planning, organising, leading, controlling).

2. The Evolution of Management Thinking

Management perspectives, historical trends, innovative management thinking, the learning organisation, management challenges, the environment and corporate culture, the organisation-environmental relationship.

3. Introduction to Information Systems

Introduction to information systems, business landscape, contemporary approaches to information systems, impact of information systems on organisations and the management decision process, models of decision making, electronic business, ethics in an information society, management reporting systems.

4. Organisational Analysis

Modern organisations, frameworks for organisational analysis, analysis of structures, organisational cultures, gender and identity, new directions in organisation theory and analysis.

 

PLANNING

5. Strategic Management

Defining strategic management, organisational direction, purpose of strategy, generating and selecting strategic options, the strategy management process, strategic formulation and implementation, constructing the strategy plan, macro and micro-environmental analysis. analysing internal resources and capabilities, organising design and strategy.

6. The Strategic Manager

Defining the strategic manager, thinking and acting strategically, the strategic plan, effective strategic processes, ideas, tools and techniques, operational responsibilities, change management, culture change, the business plan, analysing the current reality, formulating, evaluating and implementing strategy.

7. Qualitative & Quantitative Management Research

Methods and techniques, research design, data collection, data handling techniques, methods of analysis, research reports, analysis of variance, diagnostics and model development, introduction to Management Science modelling.

8. Financial Management

Introduction to financial management, principles of financial management, mechanisms for financial planning, financial management tools and concepts, financial decision making, techniques of financial appraisal, company performance, needs of stakeholders, sources of finance.

9. Accounting for Performance

Managerial accounting, budgetary planning and forecasting methods, interpreting budget outcomes, cost-structure analysis and profit calculation. Making decisions on pricing, cost control, cost reduction, analysing financial viability.

10. Managerial Decision Making

Types of decisions and problems, decision making models, development of alternatives, engaging in debate.

 

ORGANISING

11. Managing Human Resources

Human resources, the changing nature of careers, developing an effective workplace, selection process, appraisal, globalization, cultural competence, managing diversity, flexibility, uncertainty and change, review and reflection.

12. Managerial Economics

Economics as a theory of organisation, demand and supply and equilibrium, consumers and markets, strategic interaction and dynamic competition, uncertainty in behaviour and markets, information and efficiency.

 

LEADING

13. Dynamics of Behaviour in Organisations

Human behaviour, personality and individual differences, work motivation, decision making, rewards systems, leadership, groups and group processes, design of work, organisational culture and creativity.

14. Motivating Employers

The concept of motivation, foundations of motivation, motivating others, reinforcement, job design for motivation, empowering people, giving meaning to work.

15. Effective Performance in the Workplace

Company organisational culture and structures, building an effective workforce – recruitment, team selection, appointment and termination, training and appraisal, motivational strategies, competition in the workplace. Wage and salary administration, job restructuring.

16. Leadership

The nature of leadership, leadership versus management, leadership traits, matching leadership style with situation, power and influence, leading change, building a network, managing team conflict. Mentoring (setting goals, measuring progress, taking action).

17. Communication

Communication and the manager’s role, types of communication, building communication networks, communication and the different stakeholders, managing organisational communication, internal and external communication.

18. Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship

Managing creativity and innovation, the relationship between enterprise, entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and self employment, setting up an organisation, entrepreneurial leadership, managing growth and sustainable entrepreneurial organisations, developing and managing national and global business networks and other key stakeholders.

 

CONTROLLING

19. Information Technology and E-Business

Information technology and management, knowledge management, technology, the Internet and E-business, implementing E-business strategies, going international.

20. Risk Management

Concepts of risk, approaches to managing risk, identifying, analysing and managing risk, the risk management framework, risk and decision-making, evaluation.

21. Management Marketing

Why marketing matters, marketing strategy development, marketing research, marketing and the Internet, the influence of culture in global marketing, new challenges for global marketing.

 

22. Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility

Introduction to CSR, The Arguments, Developing Strategies, Measuring worth with CSR.

Times / Duration

14 weeks to 1 calendar year depending on individual progress.

Certification is awarded by the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM).

The Institute of Commercial Management was founded in 1979 and is one of the leading Professional Examination and Certification Bodies in the world today.

Fitzwilliam Institute Group, have developed and provided Practical Skills Training Courses in liaison with the Institute of Commercial Management Qualifications and Certifications framework for over 25 years.

Institute of Commercial Management certifications are recognised throughout Europe, the USA, Canada, South Africa and Asia in a total of 140 countries, by leading industries, bodies and professions.

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Start Date: 03 February 2017

USD 1595.00

All course material is included in the fee. Fees are payable by credit card, debit card, bank draft/transfer, cheque or PayPal. All fees must be paid before the course starts

The Fitzwilliam Institute Group closes on Bank Holidays and for a number of days at Christmas and New Year. The Fitzwilliam Institute Group reserves the right to postpone, cancel or alter courses without notice or to change any of the details in this brochure. Fees are not refundable unless the course is cancelled by the Fitzwilliam Institute Group. Distance Learning courses are provided by the Fitzwilliam Institute Ltd.

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next enrolment date:03 February 2017

This distance learning Diploma in Management will provide comprehensive grounding in managerial disciplines.

This Diploma gives students an extensive and comprehensive insight into topics related to  management, including operations management, accounting, economics, performance in the workplace, employee relations and entrepreneurial skills.

By the time you have completed this course you will have a broad base of practical skills that will enable you to be an effective, productive  manager.

 

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